Bank of America employees donate $500,000 to 20 Valley nonprofits

Bank of America employees delivered nearly $500,000 in grants during a five-hour time span last week to 20 Valley nonprofit organizations.

Vince Thelander of Bank of America presents the check to Save the Family CEO Jacki Taylor, left, and Chief Development Officer Tina Lopez,right, of Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

Vince Thelander of Bank of America presents the check to Save the Family CEO Jacki Taylor, left, and Chief Development Officer Tina Lopez,right, of Phoenix Children’s Hospital.

The grants are meant to help nonprofit organizations meet critical needs in the Valley of the Sun.

Bank of America employees from throughout the Phoenix metro area particpated in the event on Nov. 20.

Organizations receiving the grants: Area Agency on Aging, Boys & Girls Club of Metropolitan Phoenix, Central Arizona Shelter Services, Crisis Nursery, Inc., Southwest Center for HIV/AIDS, Benevilla, Center for the Future of Arizona, Diocesan Council for the Society of St. Vincent de Paul, Mesa United Way, Native American Connections, Salvation Army National Corp, Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development, ICM Food & Clothing Bank, Save the Family Foundation, Sojourner Center, United Food Bank, A New Leaf, Phoenix Children’s Hospital, St. Mary’s Food Bank Alliance and Valley of the Sun United Way.

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